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Alumni Update

Where are our students now?

NEW JOBS AND PROMOTIONS
  • Gus Delgado (MS Applied Sociology), Business Process Specialist at Austin Fire Department.
  • Megan Lopez (MS Applied Sociology), Data and Quality Assurance Supervisor at the Office of Refugee Resettlement National Call Center (ORRNCC).
  • Ashley Pritchard (MS Sustainability Studies 2018), Environmental Investigator II for TCEQ region 13.
  • Mona Lisa Rudd (MSDA 2018), Assistant Administrator at the Sarah Roberts French Home in San Antonio, Tx.
  • Phoenix Castilla (MS Sustainability Studies 2018), Environmental Permit Specialist for TCEQ headquarters.
  • Michael Baker (MA Sociology 2018), User Services Consultant for the IT Assistance Center at Texas State University.
  • Alexis Hinojosa (MA Sociology 2017), Primary Prevention Specialist at Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA).
  • Holley Hickman (MA Sociology 2018), Bilingual Research and Evaluation Associate at Clayton Early Learning. 
  • Madison Tabersmith (MA Sociology 2017), Coordinator for Institutional Effectiveness and IRB at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Tx.
  • Jordan Chaffin (MS Applied Sociology 2018), Senior Research Analyst at Enrollment Research Associates.
  • Amanda Couve (MSDA 2018), Volunteer Coordinator for Encompass Hospice. 
  • Candy Cantrell (MA Sociology 2017), Volunteer Coordinator, Dress for Success (non profit organization in Austin)
  • Rachel Phillips (MA Sociology 2019). Program Specialist III with Early Childhood Intervention at Texas Health & Human Services
  • Emily Watkins (MA Sociology 2019), Veterans Service Representative for the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in St. Paul, MN.
  • Katherine Casarez (MA Sociology 2018), Community Outreach Program Manager with Houston Methodist Global Health Care and Spiritual Care 

 

Sociology Department Alumni who have received doctorates
  • Dr. Dorian Galindo (PhD, Applied Demography, University of Texas-San Antonio,)
  • Dr. Bricio Vasquez (PhD, Applied Demography, University of Texas-San Antonio)
  • Dr. Michael Lengefeld (PhD, Sociology, Washington State University)
  • Dr. Nick LaLone (PhD, Analytics, Pennsylvania State University)
  • Dr. Patricia Morton (PhD, Sociology, Purdue University)
  • Dr. Chandra Ward (PhD, Sociology, Georgia State University)
  • Dr. Keith Kerr, (PhD, Sociology, Texas A & M University)
  • Dr. Michelle Edwards (PhD, Sociology, Washington State University)
  • Dr. Taylor Houston (PhD, Sociology, University of Georgia)
  • Dr. Carlton Mathis (PhD, Sociology, Texas A & M University)
  • Dr. Raquel Marquez (PhD, Sociology, University of Texas-Austin)
  • Dr. Amber Deane (PhD, Sociology, Texas Women’s University)
  • Dr. Claude Bonazzo (PhD, Sociology, University of Texas-Austin)
  • Dr. Nicole Farris (PhD, Sociology, Texas A & M University)
  • Dr. Christine McCown (PhD, Sociology, Texas A & M University)
  • Dr. Christian Bolden (PhD, Sociology, Central Florida University)
  • Dr. Cat Pause (PhD, Human Development, Texas Tech University)
  • Dr. Terrence Hill (PhD, Sociology, University of Texas at Austin)
  • Dr. Audwin Anderson (PhD, Sociology, Texas A & M University)
  • Dr. Pamela Meyer (PhD, Public Health, University of Texas)
  • Dr. Jasmon Bailey (PhD in Sociology, University of South Florida, 2019) defended his dissertation, "Palatable Shades of Gender: Status Processes at the Intersections of Race." Jasmon will be headed to The University of Maryland as a Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow.
Sociology Department Alumni Enrolled in PhD programs
  • Danni Rogina-Lopez (PhD in progress, University of Colorado-Boulder, Sociology)
  • Maggie Chamberlain (PhD in progress, Oklahoma State University, Sociology)
  • Amber Blazek (PhD in progress, Texas A & M University, Sociology)
  • Meagan Richard (PhD in progress, University of Illinois-Chicago Policy Studies, Urban Education)
  • Kami Rutherford (PhD in progress, Louisiana State University, Sociology)
  • Cheryl Rollman-Tinajero (PhD in progress, Texas A & M University, Sociology)
  • Thaddeus Atzmon (PhD in progress, Texas A & M University, Sociology)
  • Courtney Caviness (PhD in progress, University of California-Davis, Sociology)
  • Raul Casarez (PhD in progress, Rice University, Sociology)
  • Alma Castro (PhD in progress, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Sociology)
  • Megan Krou (PhD in progress, Texas State University, Education)
  • Kay Newling (PhD in progress, Texas State University, Education)
  • Jeremy Holland (PhD in progress, Lancaster University, England, Language and Linguistics)
  • Rhonda Smith (PhD in progress, University of Las Vegas, Sociology)
  • Joel Denney (PhD in progress, Texas State University, Criminal Justice)
  • Lynette Moran (PhD in progress, University of Pittsburgh, Sociology)
  • Darren McQueen (PhD in progress, Texas State University, Adult, Professional, and Community Education)
  • Jesse Silva (Executive Ed.D. in progress, University of Texas at Austin, Higher Education Leadership)
  • Jamilah Christiansen (Begins PhD in fall 2019, University of South Florida)